If you are living in a big city you have probably experienced at least one traffic jam. A new report focused on the money US drivers lose while they are stuck in a traffic jam. Although many people might not realize that traffic jams cost money, this report might show otherwise.
INRIX Inc conducted a report that shows just how much money spent the US drivers when they are stuck in traffic jams. The report also showed which cities have the most traffic jams. The city that it considered to be the most clogged one is Los Angeles. The report showed that this city has the worst traffic jams.
These traffic delays affect people and cost them money. The report conducted by INRIX showed that more than $1000 is spent, every year, by US drivers. The money is wasted on fuel and time. Despite the fact that Thailand was the most congested city last year, this new report shows that the US has the worst traffic among developed countries.
5 of the top 10 most congested cities in the world are in the US. Despite the fact that this is not a new problem, this report shows that the issue of traffic delays is getting bigger and bigger in the US. Some cities have taken measures to stop the traffic delays by not allowing private vehicle access in central areas of the city.
In some parts of these cities, only public transportation is allowed and sometimes cabs. In the US, people spend a lot of money and energy stuck in traffic. When it comes to rush hours, Los Angeles is the cities where people spend most of their time stuck in traffic.
There are other parts of the world where people experience this type of problem. For instance, in Moscow people spend more than 25% of their total driving time on congested roads. In Bogota, the numbers are even bigger. Drivers there spend more than 31.8% of their time driving in traffic jams. Some of the cities that have been declared as congested include San Francisco, Miami, New York, and Atlanta.
What is your opinion about this report? Did you know that Los Angeles has the most traffic jams?
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